“The general public has confidence that the foundations of the sport won’t be altered to indulge the wants of a political occasion who’s attempting to profit their specific candidates,” stated Russ Willard, a senior assistant lawyer normal. “Plaintiffs need to poke on the bear and modify the election equipment after we solely have one week of early advance voting and one week of absentee voting left to go.”
An lawyer for the Republican Get together, Leah Zammit, stated the case sought to revive public confidence in Georgia’s elections.
“The eyes of the nation are on Georgia, intently watching this course of,” Zammit stated. “This case is totally not concerning the enlargement or dilution of voter rights. … This case and this movement is about making certain that particular person counties, 159 throughout the state of Georgia, don’t themselves alter the election guidelines.”
The lawsuit had additionally requested fast entry to video surveillance footage of drop containers and a courtroom order permitting ballot screens to extra intently watch elections.
Adams dominated that she doesn’t have jurisdiction to listen to the case due to sovereign immunity protections that stop governments from lawsuits.